Unfinished Symphony

Unfinished Symphony

An Unfinished Symphony Brenna Smith poses in a red lace dress by Nick Nguyen in front of an abandoned grain silo. History is littered with stories of unfinished art masterworks.  Symphony No. 8 by Franz Schubert is one of the most famous.  This is the story of another unfinished work.  And while I make no claim that it belongs in the same class as masterpieces like Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony,” I

Read More
In the Twilight Between Art and Life

In the Twilight Between Art and Life

In the Twilight Between Art and Life Last winter I conducted a series of shoots to help promote a fashion show, the theme of which was the “collision” of art and fashion.  The concept is far from new.  The promoter’s idea for advertising was for the models to have makeup resembling paint on their faces, and to show them in the act of painting, as if they had accidentally made

Read More
Vintage Sugar

Vintage Sugar

Vintage Sugar -- A Period Fashion Editorial at the Old Imperial Sugar Mill This past August, while the Texas sun kept things around 100 degrees, we shot a vintage fashion editorial in the decommissioned Imperial Sugar mill in Sugar Land, Texas.  The shoot was originally intended to publicize an ambitious fashion show that never got off the ground.  The plan for the show was to feature a sugar and candy

Read More
Portfolio Session with Model Rachael Campbell

Portfolio Session with Model Rachael Campbell

Rachael Rocks! A Modeling Portfolio Shoot -- Image Theory Style A Crummy Fashion Show Leads to a Fortunate Meeting In November of last year, Image Theory did a full-day portfolio shoot for Houston model Rachael Campbell. As you'll see in the following images, Rachael is the real deal. She is graceful and striking, and it all translates perfectly on camera. I met Rachael and her mom, Danette, way back in

Read More
Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat!

Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat!

Claire Drennan Look Book: Offbeat is Upbeat Back in October, Claire Jarvis, the owner, founder, and creative force behind Claire Drennan Knitwear asked if I would do a look book fashion shoot for her new line of neck wear.  An assignment that involves photographing a bunch of knit ties may not sound interesting to you, but then you may not know Claire. It wasn't going to be your standard mens'

Read More
A Stylish Senior Portrait Session

A Stylish Senior Portrait Session

Question: What Happens When You Cross a Senior Portrait with a Fashion Shoot?Answer: A Whole Lot of Fun, That's What! Not Your Standard Senior Shoot. We're fairly selective what kind of senior portraits we do at Image Theory Photoworks.  Our focus is on fashion photography, with the occasional environmental portrait or professional headshot thrown in.  If there’s no creative angle to a shoot, I'm not very interested. I got the

Read More
Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets

Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets

Fashion Models and Texas Bluebonnets Near the entrance to the Belleville property in the great wildflower spring of 2007. You have to look pretty good if you’re going to compete with a field of Texas bluebonnets.  Two of ITP’s favorite models – Tayler Campbell and Savannah O’Hara – are more than up to the challenge. I took Tayler and Savannah to a beautiful property near Belleville, Texas. About 50 miles

Read More